Buddy Gene Warfield, 88 of Staunton, IL (formerly of Granite City, IL) died Monday, January 7, 2019 at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. Born November 4, 1930 in Granite City, IL, he was a son of the Late Mr. & Mrs. Cale Warfield. Buddy graduated from Granite City High School in 1948. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He later married Wanda Marable on March 10, 1966 and she passed away December 24, 2017. Buddy worked as a Foreman for Granite City Steel in Granite City, IL for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Alhambra, IL.
He is survived by:
2 Sons, Tom Warfield of Wichita, KS
Alan (Rita) Warfield of Pontoon Beach, IL
8 Grandchildren, Matt, Amy, Katy, Melody, Graham, Tiffani, Josh, and Sarah;
8 Great Grandchildren, Makinzi, Hailee, Matthew, Alexis, Lorraine, Zander, Jaxson, and London
1 Sister, Nancy (John) Conkovich
1 Daughter-in-law, Mary Warfield
2 Nieces, Susan & Tracy
1 Nephew, Johnny
Besides his wife and parents, he preceded in death by
1 Son, Jeff Warfield
There will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton officiating by Pastor Mark Gause. Cremains will be interred at Salem Cemetery in Alhambra, IL at a later date. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Alhambra. The Staunton Military Honor Guard will conduct Military rites at the funeral home.
First Baptist Church of Alhambra